Louisiana Business Group on Health and Validation Institute Team Up to Provide Member Employers with the Certified Health Value Professional Certification and Training
Empowering employers to seize control of heath care cost, quality and spending
Portsmouth, N.H. – (November 5, 2019) – Validation Institute, an independent, objective, 3rd party organization focused on changing health care, is pleased to announce that employer members of the Louisiana Business Group on Health (LBGH) will have access to the Certified Health Value Professionals program at a special member rate.
“Our Certified Health Value Professional designation is the only one of its kind, created at the request of healthcare purchasers across the country who found themselves facing higher costs and a need to understand why. LBGH members are on the front lines of making an impact on health care across Louisiana and the CHVP education will be an important tool to support these efforts” said RD Whitney, CEO, Validation Institute.
The Certified Health Value Professional designation launched earlier in 2019 and was created by leading industry subject matter experts and in-field practitioners from across the country. The self-paced, online course provides specialized training on 14 critical topics related to healthcare outcomes and costs and is recognized by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) for recertification credit hours. In order to complete certification, members need to pass 9 courses and a Capstone.
“The Louisiana Business Group on Health (LBGH) continues to bring value to the membership by once again offering an education opportunity to enhance conversations with stakeholders. The Certified Health Value Professional programs by Validation Institute is an important asset in any employers’ toolkit,” said Cheryl Tolbert, President and CEO of the Louisiana Business Group on Health.
About Validation Institute:
Validation Institute is an independent, objective, 3rd party organization on a mission to improve the quality and cost of healthcare. Based in Portsmouth, N.H., the organization is made up of a network of health benefits purchasers, health benefits advisors, and healthcare solution providers focused on delivering better health value and stronger outcomes than conventional healthcare. www.validationinstitute.com
About The Louisiana Business Group on Health:
The Louisiana Business Group on Health (LBGH) is a membership organization that consist entirely of stakeholders whose focus is to develop and sustain a purchaser, payor and provider partnership that will improve the quality and value of health care in Louisiana. LBGH is the only unified voice representing employers solely on health care issues in Louisiana through market-based solutions. www.lbgh.org